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    Swahili Beach Resort

    Diani Beach Road | Diani-Mombasa, Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
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    03/09/2017 04/09/2017
    Savings alert: 22% below average rate

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    Traveller (706)
    Pool & Beach (177)
    Room & Suite (103)
    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good28%
    • Average10%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 516 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed at Swahili beach early this month for 4 days i was there for a wedding together with my family for a friend from Uganda. I live in the UK and i was so excited to take a break from my corporate world. Positives...More

    Thank Blaze R
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Structurally, the hotel is without a doubt extremely stunning! The breakfast is also quite delicious  However, and quite objectively, the customer services is absolutely deplorable. In light of hotel’s attitude upon check in, lack of any sense of responsibility/accountability for the initial booking mishap...More

    1  Thank peaceloveflowerssun
    Response from Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach ResortResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review of your stay with us at Swahili Beach Resort. I am pleased you found the aesthetics of the hotel and the breakfast to your liking. It is however, very disappointing to read...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Staff were very friendly and extremely helpful, buffet restaurant for evening meal was average but everything else outweighed this. The A la carte restaurants and bar on the beach were absolutely superb. We booked a safari to salt lack through Andrew at the hotel and...More

    Thank Yvonne931
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We enjoyed 8 days at this amazing place after a week with friends and some days on Safari. A perfect place to just relax, swimming, snorkelling and visit Mombasa. The architecture of the hotel reminds you to the fairytale thousand and one night: The rooms...More

    Thank Jeannette K
    Response from Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Swahili Beach on Trip Advisor. We appreciate the top marks. We are especially pleased that you found our staff friendly and helpful. The entire team works hard to ensure our guests have...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Please improve your WiFi, its the best Hotel in Diani but the WiFi my god! Its non existent. Do something about it. The beach is good by the corals and the high tides makes it almost impossible for bare feet stroll along the water, otherwise...More

    Thank Mohamed G
    Response from Jeff M, General Manager at Swahili Beach ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking time to write a review of your recent stay with us. We are glad that you rate us as the best hotel in Diani, but disappointed that the quality of our WiFi was a big let down....More

    Amani Tiwi Beach Resort
    783 reviews
    #12 of 32 hotels in Ukunda
     
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    530 reviews
    #3 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Southern Palms Beach Resort
    1,330 reviews
    #10 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    Leopard Beach Resort & Spa
    725 reviews
    #16 of 29 hotels in Diani Beach
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 188 - USD 280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Business Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #5 Spa Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #8 On the Beach Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Diani Beach
    • #9 Family Hotel in Diani Beach
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 140
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Coast Province >
    • Ukunda >
    • Diani Beach
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    Traveller (706)
    Pool & Beach (177)
    Room & Suite (103)
    Dining (36)
    Hotel & Grounds (393)
    Bathroom (20)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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    Questions & Answers
    joseph m
    28 June 2017|
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    Response from Bettie G | Reviewed this property |
    I stayed at Swahili recently and yes one does pay for drinks. This is not unusual for many hotels in Kenya, in my experience hotels that offer drinks are usually "all inclusive" resorts.
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    maciemay
    18 April 2017|
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    Response from Jeff M | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your support. Regards, Jeff Mukolwe General manager
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    rajulamin
    15 April 2017|
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    Response from Jeff M | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your query. It is definitely possible to swim in the ocean right in front of the hotel. I will gladly send you images of our beach front if you share your email address with us. Regards, Jeff... More
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms on the first floor have good lighting"
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    "Executive suites are the best and higher floors have great views and if you like monkeys you are bound to get..."
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    "Try to book a suite with ocean view"
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    "Get yourself a room facing the ocean for amazing views and sounds; just beware the monkeys! ;-) (you'll..."
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